10.08.2012

If You Want Something Do It Yourself: Updated Cardigan


You all know that lately I've been obsessed with studding everything. As the weather has gotten cooler I've been pulling out the cardigans a bit more and thought it would be fun to update one. I like that by adding the embellishment it still has the same kind of look as studs but this is actually more appropriate for work. Oh and look, I'm wearing blue jeans and flats! Chris actually sent me on a mission to buy a pair of jeans last week...so far I'm liking them.


I had wanted to use gold buttons but couldn't find a big bag of them so I used gold brads that I found in the scrap-booking area of the craft store. They worked pretty well and were the most simple thing to attach to my cardigan. If your cardigan/sweater happens to be a bit thin, I would add in a piece of felt to keep the end of the brads from showing or coming through. Other than that, all you have to do is just put them in the design you want...such an easy way to update your old cardigan.


xoxo erica

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19 comments:

  1. I love the shoulder design Erica! It's so pretty! Great job girl :)
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  2. I love how both the side embellishments are symmetrical, it's just a great look and you rock it, innovative idea Erica!

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  3. It's gorgeous, I like what you did with it, makes it really stand out. And even better, it was so easy :)) Hope you have a great day xx

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  4. Cute idea! I'll have to try it

    xo
    allisonatwork.blogspot.com

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  5. Great idea!!! so pretty I love the cardi colour! xxx serefreestyle.blogspot.com

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  6. That's really really cute and easy Erica

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  8. wow great photos and nice idea with the studs!! maybe we follow each other? let me know :-) greetings <3 www.yuliekendra.com

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  9. Super cute!! You come up with such great DIYS. BTW, I think you could totally handle rock climbing :) It's all about the shoes!

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  10. Such a cute DIY. Love how it came out!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  11. Such a cute & quick way to dress up a sweater-great job!

    X
    Rose

    Blonde In This City

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  12. I love this idea! It's so easy and it looks really great! I think I'll have to jazz up some of my cardigans in this way :) thanks for the inspiration!

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  13. Great and simple way to updated an old cardi. :) Hope you're having a great day, hun!

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    xx Love & Aloha
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  14. That is so amazing!
    I love that cardigan with the gold brads ;)
    Xoxo

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  15. woah! that looks so cool! great idea!

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